Alex Alexander

EQ + IQ = XQ

🎙️ Our latest episode is now live: “EQ+IQ=XQ.” In this insightful conversation, I had the pleasure of interviewing my co-host, Bryan MacDonald, as we unpack The Digital Board’s EQ/IQ assessment framework.🧠 What became crystal clear from our discussion was the intricate interplay between IQ and EQ – they should never be viewed in isolation.🌟 While traditional […]


The Emergence of the Chief AI Officer

🎙️ Exciting News! The latest episode of “Beyond the Tech” is live! This time, Bryan MacDonald and I delve into the rise of the Chief AI Officer role- is it a game-changer or just another title in the C-Suite?In this episode, we explore the challenges and opportunities tied to this emerging role. From the importance […]


Adopting an event driven architecture

As modern microservices-based architectures continue to evolve, event-driven architecture is becoming increasingly popular. It offers a flexible and responsive approach to business events while fostering better technical decoupling. An event-driven architecture uses events to initiate and communicate between decoupled services, typically built with microservices. An event represents a fact, a change in state, or an […]


Best Practice Guide for Jira and Confluence Configuration and usage 

ntroduction  Jira and Confluence are powerful collaboration tools used by teams to manage projects, track issues, and create documentation. To maximize their potential, it is essential to follow best practices for configuration and usage. This guide provides practical, hands-on advice for setting up and using Jira and Confluence effectively, referencing Atlassian’s best practice tips. 1.1. […]



Like PaaS, serverless computing enables developers to build applications faster by eliminating the need for them to manage infrastructure. With serverless, the cloud service provider automatically provisions, scales, and manages the infrastructure required to run the code, e.g., AWS Lambda. Serverless architectures are highly scalable and event-driven, only using resources when a specific function or […]